This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2011
The United States Department of Defense published its annual report, "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2014". This report is pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.
Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization," October 14, 2015
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", to explain what the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is and its role in foreign policy today. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.
Republic Of China (Taiwan), National Defense Report, 2015
Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy.
Department of Defense, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link," September 24, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published the document, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link" as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding on Notification of Major Military Activities.
Congressional Research Service, "China’s Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Naval Capabilities – Background and Issues for Congress," September 21, 2015
This report was written by Ronald O’Rourke, specialist in naval affairs.
Goldstein, Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry (March 31, 2015)
Lyle Goldstein's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Department of Defense, "Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters (Supplement)," September 15, 2015
In September of 2015, the United States Department of Defense published a supplement to the November 2014 "Memorandum of Understanding On the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters Between the Department of Defense of the United States of America And the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China."
Voices: China's Military Parade
China's military parade commemorating the end of World War II has ignited conversation on social media.
Department of Defense, "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy," August 21, 2015
On August 21, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published, "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives in a Changing Environment".
U.S. Department of State, "Country Reports on Terrorism 2014," June 2015
The U.S. Dept of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism produces an annual report on terrorism.
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